Mahmud Rahman is a writer and translator, originally from Bangladesh, now resident in California. His first book, Killing the Water: Stories, was published in 2010 by Penguin Books India. His second book, a translation of Bangladeshi writer Mahmudul Haque’s novel Black Ice, was published in 2012 by HarperCollins India. His fiction, nonfiction, and translations have been published in such magazines and anthologies as Papercuts, Oakland Noir, Brooklyn Magazine, Scroll India, Dhaka Tribune, Words Without Borders, World Literature Today and Wasafiri.
The country's new biometric identification system threatens to deepen exclusion.
Police brutality and growing public consciousness during the ‘Janatha Aragalaya’.
Science, labour and the rise of altitude to measure mountains.
Loss of livelihoods from the Jahangirpuri demolition drive.